Else Holmelund Minarik

 

 

Age: 91

 

Summary: children's book author whose Little Bear picture-book series has been a mainstay of childhood for more than 50 years, in which the first of many of her books appeared in 1957 as the inaugural title in the I Can Read! Series originated by Harper & Row and now published by HarperCollins.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: September 13, 1920

 

Died: July 12, 2012

 

Location: Sunset Beach, North Carolina